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A new listing for The Ugly Duckling, by Hans Christian Andersen October 31, 2014
Roam freely in the world of Hans Christian Andersen's classic fairy tale. (Contains complete Feedbooks public-domain text) Two possible formats (in .zip files): 1. .quest story file + brief documentation...
A new listing for The Gift of the Magi, by O. Henry October 31, 2014
Roam freely in the world of O. Henry's classic short story. (Contains complete Project Gutenberg public-domain text) Two possible formats (in .zip files): 1. .quest story file + brief documentation file; 2....
Ferdie reviews ♥ Magical Makeover ♥: "Grew on me" October 31, 2014
"The first time I played through Magical Makeover, I enjoyed the descriptive writing and snappy dialogue, but wasn't sure how sold I was..." - See full review
A new listing for Hadean Lands, by Andrew Plotkin October 29, 2014
Marooned in an alien, airless wasteland -- your starship fractured -- your crewmates missing. Can an apprentice alchemist learn how to survive?
A new listing for Cat Petting Simulator 2014, by neongrey October 28, 2014
The most realistic and verismilitudinous text-based simulation of petting a cat ever written.
A new listing for James Bond 007: A View to a Kill, by Angelsoft / Mindscape October 28, 2014
Published in 1985, A View to a Kill closely follows the plot of the film of the same name.

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